If you’ve ever seen those large lumbering Recreational Vehicles (RV) driving through Walt Disney World, there’s a good chance they’re on their way to Fort Wilderness. Families and retirees share the tradition of driving cross-country to spend some quality time in Disney’s campground, living in… Read More »Bob Iger’s Excellent RV Adventure is Postponed
Today in 1995 Michael Eisner announced the acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC. With the purchase, the TV station that made Disneyland possible joined the Disney family. So did ESPN, A&E, Lifetime, and a long list of local stations and other media interests. The deal also came… Read More »Today in Disney History: Capital Cities/ABC acquisition announced by Michael Eisner
“The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood–not a place on the map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion and reality are fused by… Read More »A Birthday Wish for Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25th Anniversary
Disney has a sort of love/hate relationship with their fans. They know that word of mouth has helped Frozen conquer the box office (an incredible $915 million worldwide so far) and that the best way to support their fans is to let them do fan… Read More »Disney Taking Hands-off Approach with Frozen Fan Videos
In 2006, Animator Chris Sanders was forced out of Walt Disney Animation Studios when John Lasseter removed him as director of the American Dog movie, which eventually became Bolt. Sanders had previously directed the beautiful and touching Lilo & Stitch and many fans were looking… Read More »Former Disney Animator Speaks Out Against Management
Editor: Don’t forget to enter our giveaway contest for three Disney Documentary DVDs before December 13th. Every once in awhile, you see a Disney movie that is really special. Now, I’m not saying that every Disney movie doesn’t have a unique place in our lives.… Read More »Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review
I’ve read a lot of business books in my time, but the one that sticks with me the most is Tom Peter’s revolutionary “In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies.” The lessons I learned therein have served me well in nearly every aspect… Read More »Can Eisner return to Excellence?
Michael Eisner, who, you may recall, is the former CEO of the Walt Disney Company, has been drafted to run the financially troubled Tribune Company by bankers who aim to take over the company from its current leaders. Eisner, who has been active in online… Read More »Former Disney Chief set to take over Tribune Company